November 23, 2017

Happy Mardi Gras 2011!

“Mardi Gras is the love of life. It is the harmonic convergence of our food, our music, our creativity, our eccentricity, our neighborhoods, and our joy of living. All at once.” ~Chris Rose, New Orleanian & author

Wordless Wednesday (3/2/11)

Throw Me Something Mister!!! This weekend my son got to ride in his first Mardi Gras parade & he’s already talking about next year!  

Homemade King Cake

 “Laissez les bon temps rouler!” Let the Good Times Roll! We are gearing up for a great 2011 Mardi Gras season. This year, my son is riding in a parade for the first time and he’s so excited.  No matter what part of the country you are in this is a fun recipe that the whole […]

Wordless Wednesday 1-12-11

  Today is a nostalgic Wordless Wednesday. This was me in 2nd grade! I was a page in a Mardi Gras parade with 4 of my cousins. This photo was taken at the annual ball where the court is presented.  

Mardi Gras 2011 is Here!!!

This January 6, 2011 marked the official start of Mardi Gras season. Tradition states that carnival season begins on the Twelfth Night which is twelve days following Christmas. It is also the first day that Mardi Gras king cakes officially hit the bakery shelves. Now you can get your hands on one all year in […]